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Re: REFLECTOR: the Width of pitch trim spring
I think this was sent to the wrong address.
Duane Swing wrote:
> Dear Mr. Kim:
> Our normal policy on the trim spring is to place a small fish scale
> on the trailing edge of the elevator and pull up until the elevator
> moves one inch. It should take approximately 12 lbs. to do this. Trim
> the spring width to give you the proper movement with the proper 12 lbs.
> This procedure has been mentioned in the Velocity Views and might be in
> the manual but I have no one here now to ask and I just don't have the
> time to look it up now.
> Sincerely, Duane Swing
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Eung Tai Kim [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Sunday, January 10, 1999 3:47 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: REFLECTOR: the Width of pitch trim spring
> > In May 1998, the pitch trim spring was discussed in the Reflector.
> > Someone said that the width of pitch trim spring should not be any
> > greater
> > than 1"-1 1/4".
> > Mine is 2" and very stiff.
> > Yet I hesitate to cut down the width of spring since it's not
> > mentioned in
> > the consturction manual.
> > Would someone please give me some confidence so that I could cut down
> > the
> > width of pitch trim spring?
> > Eung Tai Kim
> > South Korea
> > 173 FGE